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Randell Major

Randell Major
Major Ranch Realty
Magdalena, NM 87825

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$1,170,000 For Sale

Copper Canyon
Magdalena, NM 87825

lot: 38.89 acres | Residential Lots & Land - MLS# 924227
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Copper Canyon is 38.89 total acres located in the Magdalena Mountains just 21 miles from Socorro, NM. Albuquerque is 1.5 hours from the property. Access is through Water Canyon, then turn west at the campground.

COMMENTS: This very unique original patented land was recorded in 1910 and is located in the beautiful Magdalena Mountains.Copper creek has live water that runs through the property and on down into water canyon. The property is located in a beautiful canyon with surrounding mountains and meadows. This property is at the end of the road and is surrounded completely by Cibola National Forest on all sides. Tree coverage is pine, pinon, oak, red cedar, alligator juniper and fur. The Magdalena Mountain tops out at 10,783 feet in elevation where the Magdalena Ridge Observatory is located. Perfect place to build your dream home, keep horses or other livestock while you enjoy the gorgeous views. The property has power. It is located just 21 miles from shopping, medical care, Socorro Municipal Airport (ONM), and schools.

WATER: The property has 15 acre feet of Declared Irrigation Water Rights dating from 1923 to dam, impound, and divert.
There are intermittent springs on the property.
The well is a 3 acre-foot Declared Pre-1912 domestic, stock, and irrigation well. Well record states the total depth of the well is 115 feet deep and 60 feet to water.

MINERALS: Any minerals owned by seller will convey with the property.

HUNTING/WILDLIFE: There are elk, mule deer, coyotes, bobcat, mountain lion, and many different species of birds in this area. Located in Game Management Unit 17.

ELEVATION: The property ranges from 7119 to 7434 feet. 

For more information about the surrounding area and recreation go to “ In and around Socorro, NM”.

21 Miles From Socorro NM on US Highway 60. Go To Water Canyon Campground Take Road To Right And Then Left To Copper Canyon.





  • # of Lots: 1
  • Apx Lot Dim Front: 847024
  • Apx Lot Dim Side: 847024
  • Dist to Electrical: On Property
  • Distance to Water: On Property
  • Features: Heavily Wooded, Horses Permitted, Meadow, Views, Wire Fence
  • Lot SqFt: 1694048
  • Property Access: E Property Line
  • Timber/Mineral Right: All Timber Rights, Mineral Rights Unk
  • Topography: Terraced, Very Steep
  • Utilities: Electric
  • Water Information: Domestic Well, Irrigation, Surface-Stream
  • Sub Type: Sale


Randell Major | 575-838-3016 | Contact Me
PO Box 244 - Magdalena, NM 87825
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